September 15 marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. Come out and celebrate Hispanic heritage and Latino community during Festival Latino de Cedar Rapids that this year coincides with the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

Festival Latino de Cedar Rapids will be on September 15 of 2019 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at McGrath Amphitheatre, 475 1st St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA. This free and family-friendly event has turned into a tradition in Cedar Rapids.

“This is the 8th consecutive year that we organize Latino Festival,” Monica Vallejo, Hispanic Program Specialist form YPN and one of the organizers of this event said.

This year there will be more music and fun. Those who are planning to attend will be able to enjoy a variety of delicious foods from vendors. There will be the performance of traditional and colorful dances by Quad Cities Folkloric Ballet. DJ Byron will play popular music and Grupo Instinto will take the main stage to play live. Children will love this event too. There will be bounce houses and piñatas.

Festival Latino de Cedar Rapids is promising to be great this year. Also, this year the mayor of Cedar Rapids will make a proclamation and two Cedar Rapids High School graduates will be awarded scholarships.

Everyone is invited to the Festival Latino de Cedar Rapids. Don’t miss out on fun for the whole family and come out to McGrath Amphitheatre, 475 1st St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, on September 15, 2019, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM and immerse yourself in the celebration of one of the most vibrant communities in Iowa.

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